The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal

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Chatto and Windus, 1874 - 382 páginas

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Página 9 - More Worlds than One. The Creed of the Philosopher and the Hope of the Christian.
Página 26 - LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom.
Página 37 - Roll of Battle Abbey; or, A List of the Principal Warriors who came over from Normandy with William the Conqueror, and Settled in this Country, AD 1066-7.
Página 9 - Broad Grins,'' " My Nightgown and Slippers," and other Humorous Works, Prose and Poetical, of GEORGE COLMAN. With Life by GB BUCKSTONE, and Frontispiece by HOGARTH. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, gilt, 7s.
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Página 26 - Their Poems, Letters, and Remains. With Reminiscences and Notes by W. CAREW HAZLITT. With HANCOCK'S Portrait of the Essayist, Facsimiles of the Title-pages of the rare First Editions of Lamb's and Coleridge's Works, and numerous Illustrations. " Very many^ passages will delight those fond of literary trifles; hardly any portion will /ail in interest for lovers of Charles Lamb and his sister.
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